OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Coatepeque

Latitude (dd): 
13.86
Longitude (dd): 
-89.54
Elevation (m): 
746
Country: 
El Salvador
Type: 
Caldera

 

Coatepeque is a Holocene caldera. There has been no volcanic activity at Coatepeque in historic time.

 

Photographs by Steve O'Meara of Volcano Watch International.

 

 


Sources of Information:

McClelland, L., Simkin, T., Summers, M., Nielsen, E., and Stein, T.C., 1989, Global Volcanism 1975-1985: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, Prentice Hall, 655 p.

Simkin, T., and Siebert, L., 1994, Volcanoes of the World: Geoscience Press, Tucson, Arizona, 349 p.